QSLiN Updates

2019 QSLiN Library Symposium registration is now open!

Registration for the 2019 QSLiN Library Symposium is now open. This year’s theme is “Embracing Change”. Date: Thursday March 28, 2019 Location: Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire, 6700 Trans Canada, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 1C2 This event is free to attend for all school library personnel in the English sector of Quebec (both [...]

Want to do a poster session at the 2019 QSLiN Library Symposium?

Every year at the Library Symposium, we like to give local Quebec library personnel the opportunity to see some of the great things that are taking place in our school libraries through poster sessions. Sometimes this could be examples of different types of programming taking place, maybe a great club [...]

2019 QSLiN Library Symposium – Registration opening soon!

Hello, "When is this year's QSLiN Library Symposium?" you may have been asking yourself. Well, wonder no longer! We are happy to announce that the 11th Annual QSLiN Library Symposium is taking place on Thursday March 28th. The location will be the same as the previous few years; the Pointe-Claire [...]

2018 QSLiN Library Symposium registration is now open

We are happy to announce that registration for the 2018 QSLiN Library Symposium is now open! This is our tenth year and we hope you can join us. The theme of this year’s Symposium is “Communication and Collaboration”. Like in previous years, all school library personnel (librarians and library technicians) [...]

New Video: Simple Steps for Supporting Students Who Speak Other Languages with Diana Maliszewski

Back at the QSLiN Library Symposium in March 2017, we had Diana Maliszewski come and talk to us about the various ways that she helps English Second Language learners in her school. While it may seem like a difficult task to reach these students and help them develop a love [...]

New Video: “How We Do The Things We Do with Pam Harland”

Back at the QSLiN Library Symposium in March 2017, we had Pam Harland (https://twitter.com/pamlibrarian &  http://www.pamlibrarian.com/) as our keynote speaker. She gave a great inspiring presentation entitled "Keep it Simple". With so many great ideas, it was decided to make her presentation into a few short videos that will allow [...]

Règles budgétaires pour l’année scolaire 2017-2018: now available

The "Règles budgétaires pour l’année scolaire 2017-2018" are now available on the MEES website. To make things more convenient for you, here is the direct link to the PDF. http://www.education.gouv.qc.ca/fileadmin/site_web/documents/PSG/ress_financieres/rb/RB_Fonctionnement_Commissions-scolaires_17-18.pdf As a reminder, the mesures that directly affect school libraries are: REGROUPEMENT DE MESURES 15100 — SOUTIEN A LA BIBLIOTHEQUE [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts, QSLiN Updates, Quebec Ministry of Education|Tags: , , |0 Comments

QSLiN Library Hangout; Principal Hayter: From Library to Learning Commons at Beechwood Elementary School

In April 2017, we visited Beechwood Elementary (Lester B. Pearson School Board) and met with Principal Nicholas Hayter and Library Technician Deborah Harrington. In this first video, Principal Hayter describes how he saw opportunities to reshape the school's library from a traditional school library into a Learning Commons. Visiting the [...]

Resources from the 2017 Library Symposium Sessions

Hello, This year's Library Symposium had many great presentations and lots of wonderful ideas. Many of the presenters have shared their presentations and other resources with us. You can find links to all of that material below. As more material is submitted, this page will be up dated for you. [...]

Monday Molly Musings: Facing Challenges in Montreal

Diana Maliszewski has been blogging at "Monday Molly Musings" consistently for over eight years about her experiences in life and the world of school libraries. Her most recent blog post, "Facing Challenges in Montreal" is all about her trip to Montreal last week and in particular about her experience at the [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts, Conferences, QSLiN Updates|Tags: , , , |0 Comments